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Pool, Swimming, Splashing, & Beach Go Guide

Jul 29, 2019 01:55PM ● By Meg Schoh

This guide is not updated to provide closures or accommodations regarding COVID-19 social distancing. Please follow up directly with the pools and beaches for those details.

Great places to make a splash in the Coulee Region

La Crosse

Black River Beach
14 Rose St.
Open: Saturday, June 1 - Saturday, Aug. 24
Hours: Monday – Thursday: 9a.m. - 7p.m., Friday: 9a.m.-2p.m. 
Cost: Free
Amenities: Parking, Open Area (5 acres), Swimming, Bath House, Restrooms, Volleyball, Fishing, Boat Ramp
* Swim at your own risk. No Lifeguard on duty. 

Erickson Pool & Park
2414 Losey Blvd. S.
Open: Friday, June 7 - Sunday, August 18
Open Swim Hours: Monday - Thursday: 1pm-6:45p.m.; Friday - Sunday: 12:30p.m.-7:30p.m.
Cost: $3/ages 3-17; $4/adult (under age 2 must wear a swim diaper, available for $1)
Amenities: Zero depth swimming pool, splash area, water slides, diving boards, restrooms with showers, fitness classes & lessons, concessions, lifeguards on duty.

Copeland Park Splash Pad
1130 Copeland Park Dr.
Open: Friday, June 7 - Sunday, August 18
Open Swim Hours: Monday-Sunday: 11a.m.-6p.m.
Cost: Free
Amenities: Splash pad with nearby park, shelter, & restrooms.

Logan High School Pool
1500 Ranger Dr.
608-789-7700, ext. 3217
Open Swim Hours: Monday - Thursday: 12-4p.m., Monday: 7:30-9p.m.; Wednesday: 7p.m.-9p.m.; Sunday: 2:30p.m.-5:30p.m.
Cost: Adults: $1.50, Children (under 18), Seniors, and District Employees: $1.00

Northside Community Pool
816 Sill St.
608-791- 8956
Open: Friday, June 7 - Saturday, Aug. 18
Open Swim Hours: Monday - Thursday: 1p.m.-5:15p.m.; Friday - Sunday: 1p.m.-5:45p.m.
Cost: $3/ages 3-17; $4/adult (under age 2 must wear a swim diaper, available for $1)

Pettibone Beach
374 S. Pettibone Dr.
Open: Saturday, June 1 - Saturday, Aug. 24
Open Swim Hours: Monday - Sunday: 11a.m.-6p.m.
Cost: Free
Amenities: Beach with shaded areas, bathhouse, & volleyball courts.
* Swim at your own risk. No Lifeguard on duty. 

YMCA Main Branch
1140 Main St.
Open Swim Hours: Visit for current pool times.
Cost: $10/nonmember daily; financial aid available/


Onalaska Aquatic Center
251 Riders Club Rd.
Open: Saturday, June 1 
Open Swim Hours: Monday - Friday: 12:30p.m.-4:30p.m. & 6:30-8:30p.m.; Saturday: 12p.m.-7:00p.m.; Sunday 12p.m.-5:00p.m.
Cost: $3/afternoon admission; $1/evening admission; $1/children ages 3 and under
Amenities: 8500 square foot zero depth pool, six lap lanes, two 250 foot runout slides (42" height requirement), one drop slide, sand play area, kiddie play area, & concession stand.

Ymca North Branch
400 Mason St.
Open Swim Hours: Visit for current pool times.
Cost: $10/nonmember daily; financial aid available/


John W. Chapman Aquatic Center
315 Anderson St.
Open: Saturday, June 1 - Saturday, August 24
Open Swim Hours:  Monday - Friday: 12p.m.-5:50p.m.; Saturday: 12p.m.-7p.m.; Sunday: 12p.m.-5p.m., Family Night Open Swim: 5p.m.-7p.m.
Cost: $1/ages & under; $3/adult
12,000 square-foot, zero-depth pool. Six competitive lap lanes. 200’ water slide, drop slide, kiddie slide, & water play features. Concessions & vending machines. Coin operated lockers for your convenience. Pirate Ship non-water playground. Limited chairs and loungers provided. No toys, floats, or carry-ins allowed*

West Salem

Neshonic Swarthout Beach
W3373 State Rd.
Cost: Free
Amenities: Shelter, beach, playground, boat landing, volleyball, & restrooms.
*Swim at your own risk. No lifeguard on duty. 

West Salem Swarthout Pool
405 Hamlin St. E. 16
Open Swim Hours: Monday - Sunday: 1:30 p.m.- 5p.m.
Cost: $1/waders; $2/to 8th grade; $3/9th grade to adult

La Crescent, MN

La Crescent Aquatic Center
608 S. 7th St.
Open Swim Hours:

Hokah, MN

Hokah Swimming Pool
20 Como Ave.
Open: Saturday, June 1
Open Swim Hours: Monday - Saturday: 12p.m.-5p.m; Sunday: 11a.m.-3p.m.
Cost: $3/ages 5 and older; free/under age 4
Amenities: Natural sand bottom swimming pool with gradual water depth, 2 diving boards, men & women's pool house.

Winona, MN

Bob Welch Aquatic Center
780 West 4th St.
Open Swim Hours: Monday - Friday: 12p.m.-6p.m.; Saturday & Sunday: 12p.m.-7p.m.
Cost: $5/adult; $4 ages 5-18; free/ages 4 & under
Amenities: 208-foot water slide; Olympic size swimming pool, zero depth, mushroom waterfall, two diving boards, lap swimming, playground area, bocce ball court, concessions, & large grassy area/deck.

Prairie Du Chein, WI

Hoffman Hall
1600 S. Wacouta Ave.
Open Swim Hours: Monday - Wednesday: 7:30a.m.-8p.m.; Thursday & Friday: 7:30a.m.-8:30p.m.; Saturday: 8a.m.-5p.m.; Sunday: 12p.m.-5p.m.
Cost: $6/nonresident; $12/nonresident family

Wacouta Aquatic Park
1402 East Wells St.
Open: June 9
Open Swim Hours:
Cost: $10/family, weekday; $4/adult, weekday; $3/ages 3-17, weekday. Rates less on weekends; ages 2 and under always free.